Friday, June 26, 2015

2015 EVENTS: OFFERS: Upcoming: Opportunities and events in virtual worlds, June 26, 2015

Upcoming: Opportunities and events, June 26, 2015
Updated 7/4/2015
Twice a month I gather and post information and links about upcoming opportunities and events in SL or HG. Just the ones that I think will interest my readers.  I update the post if I get new information.  If your event is not listed, mention it in the comments section of this blog. 
  • Opportunities
  • Upcoming  Events
  • Regular events
  • Google+ communities and other groups
  • Calendars
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News and Notes

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Upcoming: Opportunities and events, June 26, 2015

Opportunities

SciFi Film Festival

  • Deadline for Regular submissions Midnight – 1 August 2015
  • Deadline for Late Submissions Midnight – 29 August 2015

Upcoming special events 

SL12B

G+ groups and calendars for HG events

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    Sundays 

    Aine's Hedononism:

    When: every Sunday at 5pm grid time (8pm EST)

    Where: HGTP to refugegrid.com:8002 then local portal to Hedonism dance club
    (with a request that people *not* directly HGTP into the region out of respect for those already there)
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    Music: each week I feature a different era or style of music from my very large music collection, also taking any requests from guests that are in line with the week's theme
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    Dress: anything you like (A-rated region)..even better if it's in keeping with the week's theme 
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    • Hypergrid WIP show
    • 1st and 3rd Fridays of the month, Noon, California time
    • 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month, Noon, California time
    • The Hypergrid WIP Show
    • Hypergate WIP Show  
    • Standard grid address: grid.kitely.com:8002/Cookie II
    • Look for the walkin TP at the entry point.

    Mondays

    Anyone for Mondays?

    Tuesdays

    Lauren's Place, Lauren and Friends

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    • Starfleet Boogie Tuesdays at 1200noon California time on Majel Region.
    • HG address: paste the line below in World Map, next to Find, click Find. TP 
    • grid.3rdrockgrid.com:8002:Starfleet Astraio
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    • NMA & The Sun & Moon Group Presents:
    • 1st and 3rd Tues of the month at Wizards Retreat on Cookie II, Kitely Grid
    • Matthew Broyles 11AM PST The Matthew Show Returns!
    • Joe Rizzo 12PM A Man, A Guitar & sometimes a looper!
    • Guest performers from time to time 

    • Firestorm hop:  In Kitely, paste this hop in the nav bar of Firestorm, enter
    • hop://grid.kitely.com:8002/Cookie II/490/458/100
    • Grid address: grid.kitely.com:8002/Cookie II
    • Paste address into the World Map next to Find.  Click Find.
    • TP to Kitely, use the hop. hop://grid.kitely.com:8002/Cookie II/490/458/100
    • Calendar for: The Sun & Moon Group - Wizards Retreat, Kitely

    Wednesdays

    Thursdays

    TBD

    Fridays

    • Hypergrid WIP show
    • 1st and 3rd Fridays of the month, Noon, California time
    • 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month, Noon, California time
    • The Hypergrid WIP Show
    • Hypergate WIP Show  
    • Standard grid address: grid.kitely.com:8002/Cookie II
    • Look for the walkin TP at the entry point.

    Saturdays

    • Raktajino Hour is held every Saturday at 0800hrs California time on Starfleet Astraios Region. 
    • HG address: paste the line below in World Map, next to Find, click Find. TP 
    • grid.3rdrockgrid.com:8002:Starfleet Astraios 

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    Regular events, not weekly

    Musical events-- Roxy Geller at Wizard's retreat on Cookie II

    • NMA & The Sun & Moon Group Present:
    • 1st and 3rd Tues of the month at Wizards Retreat on Cookie II, Kitely Grid
    • Next event Tuesday, July 7 
    • Matthew Broyles 11AM PST The Matthew Show Returns!
    • Joe Rizzo 12PM A Man, A Guitar & sometimes a looper!
    • Guest performers from time to time 
    • Firestorm hop:  In Kitely, paste this hop in the nav bar of Firestorm, enter
    • hop://grid.kitely.com:8002/Cookie II/490/458/100
    • Grid address: grid.kitely.com:8002/Cookie II
    • Paste address into the World Map next to Find.  Click Find.
    • TP to Kitely, use the hop. hop://grid.kitely.com:8002/Cookie II/490/458/100
    • Calendar for: The Sun & Moon Group - Wizards Retreat, Kitely
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    G+ Communities & other groups

    15 largest G+ Communities on HG:  Maria's article  

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        How this works

        This article will post on the Friday before the first and 15th of the month.  I will try to include an item about any event or offer I know about the day before posting.  To be included any notice must include the location, unambiguous date, and the reason(s) why people would want to attend.  If I don't think my readers will be interested, I will not post.

        Location: For SL, give the SLurl.  For Hypergrid, give the HG address in standard form:
        • <hg-address>:<hg-port>:[<region-name>]
        If you put the prefix http:// on it, I will remove it.  That prefix indicates a web link and causes the browser to show the expression as a clickable link, thus confusing people not already familiar with the oddities of virtual worlds.  Firestorm does not use the http:// for map search and may not know how to interpret it.  

        Date Include the date in California time.  Add any other times you wish but be clear about the locations. 

        Reasons: Think beyond your local community if you want to attract outsiders.  Think beyond words (especially beyond overused marketing expressions.)  Think of pictures, GIFs, and videos.  If you post a 5 minute video on YouTube well in advance of an interesting event, I will very likely embed it in an article.

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        News and Notes

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          How to handle a Hypergrid address in Firestorm

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